Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.
President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy.
China is leaning on the animal kingdom -- including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys -- to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly.
Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number -- and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.
One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush escalated his feud with Donald Trump on Tuesday, betting big he can re-energize his stalled campaign by challenging the billionaire businessman head on.
As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.
A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for more than two decades.
A county clerk has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" -- this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.
Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.
Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fellow Republicans on Monday and an attempt by his campaign to clarify what he meant.
Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.
Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police.
Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Alaska. Even before he departed, Obama was making waves with a decision to rename Alaska's famed Mount McKinley despite a backlash from Ohio politicians.
Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.
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